Friendswood could not hold on for what would have been another signature pre-district win Tuesday, as the Pearland Lady Oilers came from behind to hand the Lady Mustangs a 18-25, 25-22, 25-21, 21-25, 11-15 defeat.
Nearly everybody wonders what the future holds, and some people spend time and money trying to find out in advance.
The majority of students in our public schools today live in poverty.
Continuing with our series of focusing on the “Schools of Choice” options in the Galveston Independent School District, this week we spotlight the Accelerated Instruction Model College and Career Preparatory. Through a vision of providing meaningful learning for meaningful lives, AIM’s mission prepares graduates to become active and successful leaders in their colleges, careers and communities.
Pregnant employees protect their careers through a number of strategies, a research study co-authored by University of Houston-Clear Lake Assistant Professor of Management Amanda Hinojosa finds.
These days, one chooses carefully with whom one discusses “the election” lest the conversation take an unpleasant turn. But if you reside in the Friendswood Independent School District, you can be part of an incredibly positive election process Sept. 10.
The first week of school is here and Dickinson Independent School District is set to kick off the 2016-17 school year with students returning Wednesday.
A new Instrumentation Helper Program is free for students who qualify, thanks to the Department of Labor H-1B Ready to Work Grant. Students must be at least 18 and have a high school diploma or GED to be eligible for the grant, which covers all class tuition.
Sometimes the secret of creativity is as simple as a novel recombination of unexpected elements. Hence, chicken spaghetti, dessert pizzas, Frisbee golf and also a successful art class at the College of the Mainland.
It can be hard to keep up with all the programs and options available to help cut the costs from kindergarten to college.
Explore a whole new language and culture with UH-Clear Lake’s noncredit foreign language classes, with online registration open through Aug. 22 for classes starting the same day.
A Simply Southern Summer was the inspiration for this year’s New Employee Luncheon hosted by the Friendswood Education Foundation.
Last week, Galveston College played host to the Gulf of Mexico Foundation’s week-long habitat restoration and conservation program for young people with the Austin-based Texas Conservation Corps.
A new Instrumentation Helper Program is free for students who qualify, thanks to the Department of Labor H-1B Ready to Work Grant.
Along with receiving campus specific training, it's an annual ritual for the entire district to gather for the Back to School Conference and Convocation. This year’s event is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Galveston Island Convention Center.
Hundreds of Dickinson ISD teachers returned to school today to join approximately 200 new teachers who started the new school year last week with several days of new teacher training.
The College of the Mainland Cosmetology Program will host an open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at 15009 Delaney Road in La Marque.
Galveston College’s 50th Anniversary Gala will be from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Oct. 15 at the Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston.
Inspire young artists to explore their talent with weekly classes from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art School for Children and Young Adults, with registration currently open for classes beginning Sept. 17.
Ambassadors Preparatory Academy is aiming to enhance its curriculum with an expanded fine arts program this year.
An innovative partnership that has emerged is the collaborative efforts of our Child Nutrition Department and those media savvy students at Ball High School Tor Nation Productions.
For any student, walking across the stage to receive a diploma is a milestone. For William LaRue, 37, it was a triumph.
Early registration for the 2016 fall semester is now in progress.
World Literature II, taught by professor James Tabor, focuses on other voices in literature, from Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” to Candide.
Don’t miss University of Houston-Clear Lake’s 2016 Bay Area Juried Exhibition, which features artists from within a 30-mile radius of the university.
Strong Career and Technology Education programs are designed to meet the country’s education and skill needs. These programs create an educational environment that combines core academics with real-world applications.
By recognizing those who are standing up for public schools each year, Santa Fe Independent School District is wishing to express appreciation to those who are deserving and also encourage others to step up and help. Winwood Motor Co. was honored by district leaders for its outstanding support of the students and schools in Santa Fe ISD.
This year, Catherine Thomas is the Salutatorian of Ball High School; two years ago, it was her brother, Philip Thomas. Her dad, Brad Thomas, a Galveston dentist, was Salutatorian of Marshall High School in 1972.
New, degree-seeking freshmen or graduate students at University of Houston-Clear Lake must apply by Aug. 1 to be considered for admission to the fall semester.
Galveston College’s 50th Anniversary Gala is set for Oct. 15 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort, 5600 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston.
Dutt is now a certified medical assistant after passing the American Association of Medical Assistants licensing exam. Working at the University of Texas Medical Branch, she checks patients’ vitals, records their medical history, conducts EKGs and prepares them for procedures.
His winning project at this year’s international science fair was a low-cost, electronically-aided brace which garnered him a $50,000 award.
Ball High School student council and Randalls have joined forces again this year for a special in-store food drive through Friday, which will kick off the 36th annual ABC 13 and Ball High School "Share Your Holidays" Food Drive in Galveston.
I recently had the honor of interviewing Bill Sartain, who is a former Santa Fe Independent School District board member that loyally served the district for 24 years.
Fifty Dickinson High School seniors will receive a $1,000 college scholarship thanks to a contribution of $50,000 donated to the Dickinson ISD Education Foundation by Mike and Donna Dienst to form the Dienst Family Scholarship.
Introduce young children to the joy of learning with the “Discovery through Play” half-day camp from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Kids U, with the final session meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 25-28 at the UHCL Arbor Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., in Houston.
Clinical coding specialist Olivia Noordhoek loves her job at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She says that she learns something new everyday and is never bored.
The group of chaperons and classmates traveled through three states over six days, visiting all their planned educational backdrops including Hoover Dam and Lake Mead National Recreational Area in Nevada/Arizona; Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park in Utah; and Lowell Observatory, the Grand Canyon and Glen Canyon in Arizona.
The Texas Guaranteed Charley Wootan Grant Program has awarded College of the Mainland $100,000 exclusively for student scholarships.
Galveston Independent School District officially welcomes our new Superintendent, Dr. Kelli Moulton, to the island. She officially takes over the helm July 25.
The Friendswood High School cheer and mascot squads recently attended the National Cheerleaders Association summer camp at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and participated in a variety of classes and competitions throughout the week.
Summer is here and with it the need for qualified air-conditioning technicians.
Make a strong first step or fresh start in your career through workshops from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Career Services in July.
Galveston College TRiO-Upward Bound Program hosted the ninth annual Gulf Coast TRiO-Upward Bound Academic Bowl competition June 30.
The IE Community focuses on developing business creation and production planning skills for students headed for the world of business and industry.
The University of Houston at Clear Lake is one of few in Galveston County to offer four-year or graduate degree plans. It’s also a place where anyone in the world can actually attend and graduate without actually setting foot on campus.
It doesn’t require much in the way of equipment to go to college online, but that prospective students need to know the basics about computer communication.
Galveston College’s Welding Technology program is designed to provide hands-on training on the same equipment used by business and industry. Students learn various welding processes including, but not limited to, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding and gas metal arc welding.
A new electrical program at College of the Mainland will train students to be electrical helpers in about eight months. The H-1B Gulf Coast Ready to Work Grant will pay students’ tuition for those that qualify.
It’s not too late to take classes this summer, with applications still being accepted for University of Houston-Clear Lake’s second summer session through July 11.
The city of Friendswood will gather for the 121st annual Fourth of July celebration today. The 2016 theme is “Honoring Your Local Heroes.”
This week we invite you to learn more about the science, technology, engineering and mathematics community and the biomedical engineering and medical professions community.
Updated computers, library books, outdoor classrooms and robotic sets are just a few of the projects that Santa Fe students will be involved in when school starts Aug. 22.
The ideal mental image of a college classroom may be rosy, but perhaps also a bit dated.
University of Houston-Clear Lake and UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus will be closed the Fourth of July, including Alfred R. Neumann Library and UHCL Pearland Campus Library. Normal hours will resume July 5.
On June 13, the Friendswood Board of Trustees approved a tax ratification election. A TRE is a special election to approve an increase in a district’s maintenance and operations tax rate above $1.04.
Imaginations were soaring earlier this month as 80 Dickinson Independent School District students started off their summer creating new inventions and exploring the areas of science, technology, engineering and math all at a fun camp experience.
Galveston ISD schools boast outstanding students, passionate teachers and award-winning programs and curriculum.
See why College of the Mainland is the launchpad for success for those transferring to a university or beginning a career.
Daniel Benavidez has been baking since he was old enough to use the oven. By the time he was a teenager, he knew that he wanted to become a baker.
If there were such a thing as being saddled with a hopeless upbringing, one could easily argue that Landry was a good candidate for that title, but along the way, Landry grew stronger, resilient, determined. Circumstances that could have extinguished his natural desire to learn or turned him into an unmanageable child, didn’t.